Other Professional Development Opportunities

To list your upcoming  professional development
opportunity on this page contact the director of member services.

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Symposiums, and Intensives

American Dance Abroad: Pitchbook: Volume III

Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

Pitchbook, American Dance Abroad’s publication of new works by US choreographers, is open for submissions through April 1, 2017. Pitchbook: Volume III will feature 10 dance projects that have premiered since July 1, 2016 or will premiere before June 30, 2018Pitchbook is available through print and digital formats, and will be distributed by American Dance Abroad to international programmers at marketplaces and professional gatherings. For more information or to apply, click here

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CityDance Intensive

Intensive Location: North Bethesda, MD
Audition Date: April 8, 2017

The CityDance intensive is ideal for dancers, ages 9-19, interested in a challenging exploration of classical and contemporary training with daily classes in ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, contemporary, jazz, and African. Other activities may include masterclasses with guest artists, choreography workshops, and participation in culminating performances. Dance Up is for dancers ages 10-14 interested in focusing on refining their technical skills in ballet, modern, jazz, and hip hop. For more information, click here.

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Dancing Wheels Company Adult Intensive

Intensive Dates: June 26 - June 30, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2017

Dancers, teachers and dance aficionados from around the world join together to gain an understanding and hands on practicum in the methodologies of physically integrated dance taught only by the Dancing Wheels Company. This year, special guest artist/choreographer James Morrow will infuse his unique dance vocabulary and choreographic work creating an opportunity for participants to explore elements of modern, contemporary and urban dance styles.

Dancing Wheels Master Teachers Mary Verdi-Fletcher, Catherine Meredith and Sara Lawrence-Sucato will lead the workshop in partnering, improvisation and repertory.

For more information and to apply, click here 

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Giordano Dance Chicago Workshop 2017

Location: Chicago, IL 

Giordano Dance Chicago Workshop 
June 11-16, 2016
Giordano Technique, repertoire, related content, and more specifically designed to address the career and training needs of all participants.

Teacher Trainning - Nan Giordano Certification ProgramSM  
June 17 - 19, 2017
For professional dance educators ages 20+, the NGCPSM gives you the materials and the know-how to energize your students with the essentials of American jazz dance.

For more information click here

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Professional Development Institute of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
's Professional Development Institute events are for all educators, dance teachers and generalists, as well as teaching artists and pre-service students interested in developing their dance education curricula.

Upcoming Workshops: 

  • Hip-Hop 101
    • March 4 - 25, 2017
  • Summer Dance Educator Intensive
    • August 21 - 25, 2017

For more information and how to register click here

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Susan Marshall & Company's WORK 2017

Intensive Location: New York, NY
Intensive Dates: June 19 - 24, 2017
Application Deadline: March 29, 2017

In a structured lab environment, participants test tools that aid collaboration, discover ways that language informs process and context, and experiment, play, and take risks.

Choreographer Pavel Zuštiak and dramaturg Melanie George will join choreographer Susan Marshall and dancers Kristen Hollinsworth, Luke Miller, Darrin Wright, Kristin Clotfelter, and Julian Barnett as facilitators. An extremely intimate workshop with space for only 5 choreographers and 20 dancers, participants will explore the creative methods of Marshall and Zuštiak. George will share tools for developing language that informs the creative and reflective practice. Engaging as makers and performers, participants will work collaboratively and exchange roles fluidly in the generation of new methods and new work. With a high facilitator to participant ratio, participants have one-on-one access to artists at the top of their field for 45 hours during the course of the week. Visit Susan Marshall & Company's website for more information and to apply.  

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Texas Ballet Theatre School Summer Intensive

Intensive Location: Fort Worth, TX
Intensive Dates: June 26 - July 28, 2017

Texas Ballet Theater School offers both a five week program (June 26 – July 28) and three week program (June 26 – July 15) for intermediate through pre-professional students. Held on the campus of Texas Christian University, our intensive focuses on classical ballet technique, with elective classes in jazz, modern, pas de deux, and Pilates. Students participating in the full five week program will perform in a Final Showcase Performance and may be considered for Texas Ballet Theater School’s year-round Professional Division, as well as Trainee and Apprentice positions with the Company. Audition tour and program information can be found here

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* postings updated as of March 16, 2017.